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					                                  SUSAN SMITH EVANS
                                 49100 SONDGROTH COURT
                                  PALM DESERT, CA 92260
                                        (760) 574-4378
                                   randsevans@earthlink.net
                                 www.SusanSmithEvans.com
EDUCATION

1981        PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN ART THERAPY
            School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1980        MASTER OF FINE ARTS
            School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1970        BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS
            University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

MURALS
2005        “Community Room Mural”, City of Palm Desert Library, Palm Desert, CA

2003        “Rent”, private home, Palm Desert, CA
            “B & G Vineyard”, Rogers residence, La Quinta, CA
            “Fladoos Fish”, Fladoos residence, Rancho Mirage, CA

2002        “La Quinta, Past, Present, and Future”, La Quinta Senior Center, La Quinta, CA
            ”Tropical Entry”, Private residence, Rancho Mirage, CA

2001        “Frank Lloyd Wright Room”, Sirak residence, La Quinta, CA
            “Writing and Reading”, Van Buren Elementary School, Indio, CA
            “Living Desert Landscape”, Braithwaite Residence. Palm Desert, CA
            “The Solar System”, Andrew Jackson Elementary School, Indio, CA

2000        “New York Skyline”, Desert Deli Restaurant, Rancho Mirage, CA
            “Roman Library”, Snellenberger residence, Palm Desert, CA
            “Protect the Ocean”, Andrew Jackson Elementary School, Indio, CA

1999        “Great is Thy Faithfulness”, El Centro Christiano Libre, Indio, CA
            “Protect the Rainforest”, Andrew Jackson Elementary School, Indio, CA

1998        “Nursing, the Art of Caring”, Nursing Building, College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA

1997        “Bill and Prudie Underhill”, Action Council for 29 Palms, 29 Palms, CA
            “Protect our Desert Animals”, Andrew Jackson Elementary School, Indio, CA

1996        “World Art History”, Art Building, College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA
            “Desert Landscape”, private residence, Cathedral City, CA

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2001        “Back to Basics”, J. Behman Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

1997        “Paintings and Prints”, 29 Palms Art Gallery, 29 Palms, CA

1995        “Juxtapositions”, Mt. San Jacinto College Gallery, San Jacinto, CA

1992        “Paintings”, Riverside Arts Foundation Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

1987        “Recent Work”, College of the Desert Library, Palm Desert, CA

1982        “The Show Must Go On”, Loop College Gallery, Chicago, IL
1981           “Color Photographs”, Sheldon Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln. NE

1979           “Nebraska”, School Gallery, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1973           “Recent Work”, Beyond Baroque Gallery, Venice, CA

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS AND COMPETITIONS
2006       “Faculty Art Now”, Marks Center for the Arts, Palm Desert, CA
           “Botanicals”, Garrow Gallery Wall, College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA

2005           ”Faculty Exhibition”, Palm Desert Visitor Center, Palm Desert, CA
               “Meta-Photography”, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
               “Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival”, Indio, CA, Photo Salon Judge’s Award

2004           “Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival”, Indio, CA, Salon Supervisor’s Award
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               “New Photography”, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona. 1 prize
               “Faculty Exhibition”, College of the Desert Marks Art Gallery

2003           “Faculty Exhibition”, College of the Desert Marks Art Gallery
               “Women’s Art Exhibition, College of the Desert Hilb Center, Palm Desert, CA, Curator
               “Hansen House Benefit Exhibition, North Wing Gallery, Civic Center, Palm Desert, CA
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2002           “Palms Springs Art Commission Competition, 2 prize, mixed media, Palm Springs, CA
               Women’s Art Exhibition, College of the Desert Hilb Center, Palm Desert, CA, Curator

2001           “Faculty Exhibition”, College of the Desert Hilb Center Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2000           “Mural Artist’s/ Other Voices, 29 Palms Art Gallery, 29 Palms, CA
                “Sweet Arts Ball and Folderol”, Rancho Mirage, CA

1999           “L.A. Printmaking Society Members”, Santa Monica College Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1997           “College of the Desert Faculty”’ North Wing Gallery, Civic Center, Palm Desert, CA
                                                                                                    nd
1997           “Women Artists/ Works on Paper”. Lankershim Art Center, North Hollywood, CA, 2            prize
               “Gallery Artists”, Miles Avenue Gallery, Indio, CA

1995           “Multiples”, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA
               “L.A. Printmaking Society Small Images Show”, Tarzana, CA
               “Instruction”, Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA
               “L.A. Printmaking Society Exhibit”, Wichita Falls Museum, Wichita Falls, TX

1994           “La Quinta Arts Festival”, La Quinta, CA
               “California: Current Trends”, Downy Museum, Downey, CA
               L.A. Printmaking Society Exchange Exhibit”, Oslo, Norway

1993           “College of the Desert Faculty Exhibition”, Edward Dean Museum, Cherry Valley, CA
               “College of the Desert Faculty Exhibition”, Riverside Arts Foundation Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

1992           “College of the Desert Faculty Exhibition”, Riverside Arts Foundation Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

1991           “College of the Desert Faculty Exhibition”, Riverside Arts Foundation Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

1987           “Faculty Work”, Cal State Dominguez Gallery, Carson, CA

1986           “Photo Department Faculty Show”, Otis/Parsons, Los Angeles, CA
               “Artists and Photographic Installations”, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1985           “Artists and Photographic Installations”, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1984           “Artists and Photographic Installations”, 1708 East Main Gallery, Richmond, VA
1981         Holoworks/81”, Rizzoli Gallery, Chicago, IL

1980         “Illinois Photographers”, State Museum, Springfield, IL, purchase prize
             ”Eccentricities”, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA
             “Women/ Image/ Nature”, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
             “Photonational/ 80”’ Erie Art Center, Erie, PA

1975         “Second All California Photography Competition”, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna, CA
             “Workers Photography Exhibit”, Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
             “The Bus Show”, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1974         “New Photographics/ 74”, Ellensburg, WA
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             “12 Annual Purchase Prize Competition”, Riverside Art Center, Riverside, CA, graphics award

1973         “L.A. Printmaking Society National Competition”, Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,
             purchase prize
             “Contemporary Photography”, Sheldon Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

EMPLOYMENT

Employer:    College of the Desert, 43500 Monterey, Palm Desert, CA
Position:    Adjunct Faculty in Art, 1987-present

Employer:    Desert Sands Unified School District, La Quinta, CA
Position:    G.A.T.E. Class Instructor, spring semesters 1997, 1999, 2000, and 2001

Employer:    The Living Desert Wildlife and Botanical Park, Palm Desert, CA
Position:    Art Instructor, summer 1997

Employer:    College of the Desert Professor of Art, Ron Evans
Position:    Photographer for round-the-world sabbatical leave study of ceramics, 1988-1989

Employer:    Otis/Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA
Position:    Art Instructor, 1986-1988

Employer:    Cal State Dominguez, 1000 E. Victoria, Carson, CA
Position:    Art Instructor, 1986-1987

Employer:    Santa Monica College, 1900 Pico, Santa Monica, CA
Position:    Instructor, 1983-1987

Employer:    Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, 44840 Marine Dr., Chicago, IL
Position:    Art Therapist

Employer:    School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Columbus Dr. at Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL
Position:    Graduate Teaching Assistant

Employer:    Imperial Iranian Air Force, Tehran, Iran
Position:    English Language Instructor, 1976-77

Employer:    Workshop I.E….2651 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA
Position:    Edition printer in artists’ workshop, teacher of screen printing, 1972-1976

Employer:    Norton Laboratories, Lincoln, NE
Position:    Graphic Artist

Employer:    Lincoln Regional Center, Lincoln, NE
Position:    Psychiatric Technician, 1970- 1971

Employer:    Camp O-Tahn-Agon, Three Lakes, WI
Position:    Head Activity Counselor, Arts and Crafts, summers, 1968 and 1969